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HERDIN Record #: PCHRD08161102081649 Submitted: 16 August 2011

Cord uric acid levels in predicting neonatal outcome in the first seven days of life.

Dolores V. Viliran

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Research Project
November 30, 1991-November 30, 1992


The purpose of this study were the following:

1. To determine the significant difference in the means of cord blood uric acid levels in babies with or without the following conditions: Respiratory distress syndrome and sepsis neonatorium.

2. To correlate the levels of cord blood uric acid with: APGAR score, gestational age, birthweight and maternal blood uric acid level.

3. To correlate the means of cord blood uric acid levels in high risk pregnancies and low risk pregnancies.